Man injured in Frankley shooting

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Police car and tape blocking Holly Hill Road with a Police Incident Support Van close by. Following a shooting in Mowbray Close, Frankley
Holly Hill Road closed for several hours after Mowbray Close shooting | snappersk

West Midlands Police are investigating after a 23 year old man was injured in a shooting in Frankley late last night (Wednesday 16th October).

Officers were called to Mowbray Close at around 10pm. Holly Hill Road was closed between New Street and Windsor Close while officers investigated the scene.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “The victim was found with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening and taken to hospital where he remains this morning.”

A police car by a bus stop with police tape on Holly Hill Road next to the footpath into Mowbray Close
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A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called to reports of a shooting at 9.54pm with a patient on Holly Hill Road in the Rubery area of Birmingham.

“An ambulance, two paramedic officers and the MERIT Trauma doctor and critical care paramedic were sent to the scene.

“The man had received initial care from firearms police officers. Ambulance staff took over care and provided treatment at the scene before he was taken for further assessment and treatment at hospital.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Midlands Police on Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk (8am – midnight) or to call 101 any time, quoting log 2760 of 16 October.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org 

2 COMMENTS

  1. Lived on here for over 40 years. Slowly watching the area turn into a crime hot-spot.
    Used to enjoy going for walks around here, not anymore, to many nutters hanging around.
    Welcome to New Frankley. 😢

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